Inside The Album Of The Year

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GRAMMYs Album of the Year: Inside Beck’s ‘Morning Phase’

It was probably a surprise to everyone when Beck’s “Morning Phase” earned a GRAMMY nomination for Album of the Year. However, that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t check it out.

01/05/2015

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GRAMMYs Album of the Year: Inside Pharrell’s ‘G I R L’

There was “Happy.” And then there was “the new black” and the Native American headdress. But overall, Pharrell’s year was pretty amazing.

01/05/2015

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GRAMMYs Album of the Year: Inside Sam Smith’s ‘In The Lonely Hour’

This year his million-selling debut album, In the Lonely Hour, is nominated for Album of the Year at the GRAMMYs while Smith himself is nominated for a total of six awards.

01/05/2015

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GRAMMYs Album of the Year: Inside Beyoncé’s ‘Beyoncé’

In addition to changing the whole paradigm on marketing an album, Beyoncé released a dual audio and visual album, complete with music videos to accompany every track—something only a few artists have done before.

01/05/2015

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GRAMMYs Album of the Year: Inside Ed Sheeran’s ‘X’

With ‘x,’ Ed Sheeran took a big step towards credibility with music critics.

01/05/2015

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Making a Case for Daft Punk’s ‘Random Access Memories’ as GRAMMY Album of the Year

In our Inside Album of the Year mini-documentary on Random Access Memories, we made a case for not only Daft Punk’s win last night, but also acknowledged the influential role they’ve played in music across numerous genres throughout their comparatively brief history.

01/27/2014

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Inside the Album of the Year

Take a closer look at the nominees for the Album of the Year: Taylor Swift, Kendrick Lamar, Daft Punk, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, and Sara Bareilles. A panel of music experts weighed in on each album to tell you the stories behind their pop culture impact.

01/23/2014

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Inside The Album Of The Year: fun. ‘Some Nights’

“No pun intended.” It’s a line you often hear when talking about fun. Truth is, the band’s name (which, as you might already know, is spelled with a lowercase “f” and a period at the […]

02/06/2013

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Inside the Album of the Year: Mumford & Sons ‘Babel’

“They’re the British bluegrass guys!” “They’re folk-rock on steroids!” “The little banjo band that could.” Those are some of the ways that Radio.com‘s panel of music experts described six-time GRAMMY-nominated band Mumford & Sons, whose […]

01/30/2013

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Inside the Album of the Year: Frank Ocean ‘Channel Orange’

Frank Ocean’s Channel Orange was one of the most eagerly anticipated albums of 2012. After 2011’s highly acclaimed nostalgia, ULTRA mixtape, expectations incredibly high for Ocean’s debut album. Channel Orange didn’t disappoint: by year’s end, […]

01/23/2013

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